Will a Sony NEX F3 or 5N take pictures the same quality as an entry level DSLR?

Started Dec 23, 2012 | Questions thread
RonFrank
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Re: Will a Sony NEX F3 or 5N take pictures the same quality as an entry level DSLR?
In reply to KoroKoro, 7 months ago

The NEX 5R can be had for a song right now.  It will not last long.

If shooting action is important to you then a DSLR is king.  Unfortunately mirrorless cameras do NOT track action well.  The PDAF systems in the Nex 5R/T and 6 do a reasonable job in good light.  In low light nothing works well but a DSLR.

If you do not care about shooting action which can be defined as your kids playing indoors, than the Nex are great options, AND the Nex 5R/T/6 even track action in daylight.  If its important to shoot action in daylight the Nex can be a good choice, but not as good as a DSLR, however its a smaller package.  If shooting action in low light is a requirement then get a DSLR, and live with the size.

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